Genesis 33:3
Good News Translation
Jacob went ahead of them and bowed down to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.

Contemporary English Version
Jacob himself walked in front of them all, bowing to the ground seven times as he came near his brother.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he went forward and bowed down with his face to the ground seven times, until his brother came near.

New American Bible
He himself went on ahead of them, bowing to the ground seven times, until he reached his brother.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he went forward and bowed down with his face to the ground seven times, until his brother came near.

passed.

John 10:4,11,12,15 And when he hath let out his own sheep, he goeth before them: and the sheep follow him, because they know his voice. . . .

bowed.

Genesis 18:2 And when he had lifted up his eyes, there appeared to him three men standing near to him: and as soon as he saw them, he ran to meet them from the door of his tent, and adored down to the ground.

Genesis 42:6 And Joseph was governor in the land of Egypt, and corn was sold by his direction to the people. And when his brethren had bowed down to him,

Genesis 43:26 Then Joseph came in to his house, and they offered him the presents, holding them in their hands; and they bowed down with their face to the ground.

Proverbs 6:3 Give not sleep to thy eyes, neither let thy eyelids slumber.

Ecclesiastes 10:4 If the spirit of him that hath power, ascend upon thee, leave not thy place: because care will make the greatest sins to cease.

Luke 14:11 Because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

seven times.

1 Samuel 2:5 They that were full before, have hired out themselves for bread: and the hungry are filled, so that the barren hath borne many: and she that had many children is weakened.

Context
Jacob Meets Esau
2And he put both the handmaids and their children foremost: and Lia and her children in the second place: and Rachel and Joseph last. 3And he went forward and bowed down with his face to the ground seven times, until his brother came near.4Then Esau ran to meet his brother, and embraced him: and clasping him fast about the neck, and kissing him, wept.…
Cross References
Genesis 33:2
And he put both the handmaids and their children foremost: and Lia and her children in the second place: and Rachel and Joseph last.

Genesis 42:6
And Joseph was governor in the land of Egypt, and corn was sold by his direction to the people. And when his brethren had bowed down to him,

Genesis 43:26
Then Joseph came in to his house, and they offered him the presents, holding them in their hands; and they bowed down with their face to the ground.

Additional Translations
But Jacob himself went on ahead and bowed to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

And he himself passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

But he advanced himself before them, and did reverence to the ground seven times, until he drew near to his brother.

And he passed on before them, and bowed to the earth seven times, until he came near to his brother.

And he himself passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

And he passed on before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, till he came near to his brother.

He himself passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

And he himself passed over before them, and boweth himself to the earth seven times, until his drawing nigh unto his brother,
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